March 14, 2013 - RateGain, a leading company that has been shaping the revenue and distribution strategies of hotels worldwide, has formed a key strategic alliance with eMarketkeys. This alliance is a big step for RateGain to strengthen its presence in Middle East. RateGain’s solutions are currently being used by more than 1700 hotels worldwide. These solutions monitor and distribute on '000s (thousands) of channels that not only include web direct hotel sites but also OTA sites (both regional and global players) as well as social media. 

eMarketkeys is founded by Ali Kansou who is best known for his successful  stint with, where he was responsible for its huge expansion in South of France and Middle East regions. With more than 10 years of experience in Europe, Ali later shifted to the Middle East as Senior Account Manager in charge of the growth in the Middle East based in Dubai. He is a Swiss Hotel School Graduate of Glion in 1998.

Commenting on this mutually beneficial alliance, Ali Kansou said, “This strategic alliance with RateGain enforces eMarketkeys strong presence in MENA as a preferred partner and advisor to the hoteliers in the region. We will not only bring RateGain closer the best global technology but also help improve ROI and optimize their online presence. We are proud to represent RateGain in the Middle East”.

On this alliance, Sapan Anand, VP Sales, RateGain added, “RateGain has now entered the second year of successful partnership with our official partner eMarketkeys under the leadership of Ali Kansou. Over the last few months, we have won independent as well as large enterprise clients like Premier Inn Group, Moevenpick hotels and resorts, Ascott Hotels Group, etc.  We are confident and are well positioned to tap into the potential Middle East has to offer with RezGain, our unparalleled channel manager, real time rate intelligence solution and online reputation tools

About eMarketkeys
eMarketkeys combines deep hotel industry experience, innovative technology, and online marketing know-how that offers the hotel industry leading solutions at affordable and cost effective prices. Founded by Ali Kansou in January 2011, eMarketkeys has been representing RateGain in the Middle East for the last two years. The company focuses on helping hoteliers in the region access global and world-class tools locally to optimize their revenue and streamline their Online distribution needs. For information visit:

About RateGain
RateGain the fastest growing hospitality and travel Technology Company. Since its inception in 2004; the company specializes in hospitality solutions focused on Channel Management, Rate Shopping and On-line Reputation Management, that has been recognized as a key player in the space of hospitality ecosystem. For more information visit: